PCs For Dummies Quick Reference
All the PC essentials at your fingertips!
If you like your answers quick and your information up-to-date, look no further. This concise, superbly organized reference walks you through setting up a PC, the new interface and features of Windows Vista, using basic applications, organizing your stuff, getting on the Internet, networking (wired and wireless), burning CDs, upgrading your hardware, revving up your PC for high-speed game playing, and much more!
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Installing Hardware and Software
The OnOff Thing
Popular Places in Windows
The Stuff You Create
Organizing Your Stuff
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account folder AutoPlay button’s menu cable CD or DVD CD-R CD-ROM choose Click OK command compressed folder computer system Computer window computer’s connect connector console Control Panel copy create deleted files desktop devices dialog box disc disk drive display document drive letter DVD drive DVD-R DVD+R eject expansion card expansion slots ﬁle file’s filename filename extension floppy disk floppy drive format gizmo graphics hard drive hardware icon inkjet printer insert installed Internet keyboard laser printer MAC address memory modem motherboard mouse pointer Network and Sharing notification area option pathname PC’s plug pop-up menu power button Print Programs menu Properties dialog box Public folder Right-click screen shared folder Sharing Center shortcut shown in Figure Start menu storage stuff subfolders taskbar There’s things toner toolbar USB port User Account Control users Windows Explorer Windows Vista workgroup